Reflux in embarazo: symptoms, causes and treatment

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The reflux in the embarrassment can be very uncomfortable and occurs mainly due to the growth of the baby, which generates the emergence of some symptoms such as acidity and stomach burning, nausea and frequent belching, for example.

As it is considered a normal situation, no specific treatment is necessary; without embargo, the doctor can indicate the use of some medicines and changes in food that help to avoid and alleviate the symptoms.

Symptoms of reflux in embarazo

The symptoms of reflux in the embarrassment are not serious, however, they can be very annoying, considering the main ones:

  • Acidity and burning;
  • Sensation of food rising through the esophagus and returning to the mouth;
  • Nausea and vomiting;
  • Frequent eructations;
  • Hinchazón of the abdomen.

The symptoms of reflux can be more intense and frequent from the 27th week of embarazo. In addition, the women who had ebbed before falling embarazadas what had estuvieron embarazadas had more probabilities of developing symptoms of ebb.

main causes

The reflux in the embarrassment is a common situation that occurs as a result of the normal changes that occur during pregnancy, such as the development of the baby, which compresses the stomach and presses the food up to the top, causing reflux.

In addition, hormonal changes, especially progesterone levels, can also favor the appearance of symptoms of reflux due to the slowness of the intestinal flux.

How is the treatment done?

The treatment of reflux during embarrassment mainly includes changes in diet and lifestyle; However, the use of medication can also be indicated by the gynecologist in certain situations.

1. Changes in food

Changes in diet are aimed at alleviating the symptoms and avoiding the new crisis, so it is recommended to consume small amounts of food at each meal and to increase the number of meals per day, with the aim of maintaining adequate intake. of calories.

Apart from this, you should avoid the consumption of chocolate, mint, coffee, pepper and acidic foods, such as orange and piña, which relax the esophagus muscle, facilitating the return of food, irritating the stomach and, therefore, making them worse. symptoms of illness..

It is also important to pay attention to the foods that can trigger the appearance of symptoms and, in this way, eliminate them from the daily diet.

See how the food should be for the reflux.

2. Medicines

Some medicines based on magnesium or calcium can be used during pregnancy to combat the symptoms of reflux, such as Gaviscon suspensión, Mylanta or the milk of magnesia, for example.

However, it is important to remember that all medication must be taken according to medical advice. Likewise, embarassed women should avoid the use of sodium bicarbonate-based medications, as they increase fluid retention.

3. Natural treatment

To treat reflux in a natural way, alternatives such as acupuncture and aromatherapy can be used.

Another alternative is to consume the manzanilla and ginger teas. See the complete list of tés that are prohibited during embarazo.

See the following video for some tips on what to eat to relieve symptoms of reflux:

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